06/01/2015 military parity
January 1st Army of Brazil reduced the list to four attack helicopters, which will participate in the tender, forte.jor.br reports January 3. These are two Russian Mi-28 and Ka-52, as well as Italian AW129 Mangusta and the Franco-German Tiger
10.01.2014 Business newspaper “Sight”
Japan Defense Minister Itsunori Onodera during his visit to India from 5 to 8 January 2014 reached with his Indian counterpart AK Anthony the preliminary agreement to supply India with Japanese amphibians ShinMaywa US-2.
According to blog BMPD citing Indian media, the Japanese company ShinMaywa Industries received official authorization from the Ministry of Defense of Japan to export US-2 aircraft in November 2011.
20.12.2013 military parity
The main stage of the tender F-X2 was ended on December 18 by decision of President of Brazil Dilma Rousseff to select fighter Gripen-NG of Swedish company Saab, istoe.com.br reports December 18. The contest started in 1998 .
Despite all the media speculation , both competitors – the French Rafale and the U.S. F- 18 Super Hornet, were out of the tender. The first was rejected because of the high cost of purchase and maintenance , and the second was a victim of a spy scandal connected with the activities of the National Security Agency (NSA ) of the U.S.
The contract provides for the purchase of 36 fighters ” Gripen ” about $ 4 billion U.S. dollars , provides for the transfer of technology and the “progressive nationalization” of aircraft production in Brazil.
The only negative factor is that the Gripen-NG still a prototype . It is reported that on December 31 of this year it will be decided the withdrawal of Mirage- 2000 fighters from the Air Force . As an interim measure of protection of Brazil airspace it is imposed on upgraded F- 5 fighters .
18.12.2013 military parity
Some Brazilian media reports that at a meeting of Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff with the Minister of Defence and others top militaries on December 18, it may be decided who is the winner of the tender F-X2 for the purchase of 36 multi-role fighters for the Air Force, aereo.jor. br said today.
If on December 18 it will not be decided and decision will be delayed until the elections in 2014, we can assume that the tender once again “died”
Russian Military Technologies, 22/11/2013
Rosoboronexport is ready to fully participate in the Indian tender for the supply of non-nuclear submarines. This statement was made by Anatoly Isaykin, Director General of Rosoboronexport, at the 18th International Exhibition of Internal Security Milipol 2013.
According to previous reports, Rosoboronexport offers the Amur-1650 advanced submarine for India’s tender for the purchase and licensed production of six non-nuclear submarines. The Amur-1650 submarine was designed by JSC Rubin Central Design Bureau located in St. Petersburg.
“The powerful and balanced set of weapons includes anti-ship missiles and the capability to launch them in salvo. In addition, the Amur-1650 advanced submarine can perform a task which is new for non-nuclear submarines, i.e. destruction of ground targets with long-range cruise missiles,” Igor Vilnit, Director General of JSC Rubin CDB, stated, adding that the company is now completing tests of a bench prototype of a fundamentally new engine for non-nuclear submarines, the Air Independent Propulsion system, which is one of the terms of India’s tender.
Secretariat of Defense Industry (SSM) of Turkey extended the tender T-Loramids for supply 12 battalions of antiaircraft missiles long range to 31 January 2014 , effectively canceling the earlier decision on the choice of Chinese HQ- 9. According to the newspaper Milliyet, three contestants were sent proposals to create new applications or extend old ones.
The participants of the tender will be the Chinese Corporation CPMIEC ( its HQ- 9 complexes were selected by Turkish military previously) , a consortium of U.S. companies Raytheon and Lockheed Martin ( proposed complexes Patriot PAC-3 ) and the European consortium Eurosam (SAMP / T Aster 30). “Rosoboronexport “, offering S- 300VM “Antey -2500 “, was out of the main competition , and extended an invitation to participate in the tender has not received